This simple farmhouse was situated between Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's headquarters in Greensboro, and Union Gen. William T. Sherman's headquarters in Raleigh. In April 1865, the two commanders met at the Bennett Place, where they signed surrender papers for Southern armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. It was the largest troop surrender of the American Civil War. Continued
4409 Bennett Memorial Rd.
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 383-4345
GPS: 36.02921538090, -78.97397083620
Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday, and most major state holidays.
No admission fees. Donations are accepted and appreciated.